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The Story of Two Communities Through Photographs

Read about the history of Manitowoc and Two Rivers, two Wisconsin communities, and view photos documenting more than 150 years of life in the two cities.

A Hand-Book for the Homeseeker

Read about the dream of successful farming in northern Wisconsin in 1895.

View an extensive image collection about this early social leadership center that focused on labor organization, and later, civil rights.

Lee una breva historia de Lucha por la Justicia para los Trabajadores Agrícolas.

See images that document the stories of 18 Wisconsin survivors of the World War II Holocaust.

View these images shot by an early female war correspondent, Dickey Chapelle from Wisconsin.

See the designs Wisconsin artists produced for the Centennial Stamp Contest.

Mississippi River Town

View 19th century photographs of life on the Mississippi River logging town of Alma, Wisconsin.

Civil War Envelopes

View the culture and politics of a country at war with itself through envelopes produced by publishers and printers.

Images relating to Daisy Bates, former Arkansas NAACP President

View photographs from the collection of Daisy Bates, an American civil rights activist, publisher and writer.

The Many Varied Photographs

Read about the diverse career of photographer Harold Gauer, who is perhaps best known for his humorous photographs.

The Extinction of a Species

Read about how the species of passenger pigeons became extinct. Follow links to short essays on the topic and view a collection of images.

This image gallery depicts Madison, Wisconsin, as a hub of dynamic social, political and cultrual change from the 1960s through the mid-1970s.

Browse images about the formation of the U.S. Social Security Act, selected from the collections of federal employees Witte, Altmeyer, Cohen and Wickenden.

Harry and Roy Aitken

View the photographic stills from early silent film producers and Waukesha natives Harry and Roy Aitken.

Architectural photographs of the restored opera houses of Wisconsin.

The Natchez Poverty Report

View this gallery of photographs from an unpublished 1960s report on living conditions in the African-American neighborhoods of Natchez, Mississippi.

View many photographs of Cassville Wisconsin's varied river life, taken by Frank W. Feiker

Photographer David Giffey Captures Details of Migrant Worker Life

Learn about migrant worker life in Wisconsin and Texas captured by Wisconsin-born photojournalist David Giffey.

View the online collection of Photo Copy Service photographs taken in Madison from the 1920s through 1960s.
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